SOUTH PHILADELPHIA (WTXF) - Police say 22-year-old Monique McKnight of 46th Street was the driver who struck eight people, including a pregnant woman during a block party in South Philadelphia on Monday.
It happened on the 1500 block of S. Ringgold Street shortly after 4 p.m. Police say all nine injuries were non-life threatening.
According to police, McKnight claimed her brakes failed when she tried to get around the crowd. She stayed at the scene after the fact.
McKnight, who was driving a 2002 gold Chevy Trailblazer, was arrested and charged with nine counts of Aggravated Assault, Driving Under the Influence and related offenses.